These are the sort of things that happen when I don’t have to be at the office: whole wheat and honey bread with flax and oats.
The week of Christmas promised one potluck, two big family parties, and at least six hour in the car. I’m always ready to show others how “not different” plant based cooking can be, so I tend to not hold back when given the opportunity to show off a little bit. To take to the potContinue reading “Holiday Wrap Up Part II”
My daughter is a history buff. If left to her own devices she often creates a world around her that is the 1880s, a fantasy which is charming (and socially acceptable) because she is only eight. When she or little brother sense I am busy in the kitchen they are inspired to ask me toContinue reading “Taco Tofu (aka Deer Meat?)”
Grain bowl, Buddha bowl, harvest bowl, burrito bowl, big ass salad — or the perfectly fine and broadly used — food bowl. I was introduced to the term “food bowl” by my brother-in-law. He was chopping veggies in the kitchen while we were on vacation, resulting in a family favorite, gado-gado. I am not aContinue reading “Building a Food Bowl”
Any meal with pesto makes me feel rich. In the heat of late summer when the basil is bolting, I feel like a billionaire as I freeze it by the pint for winter of meal that will level up thanks to the green goodness. I have no set recipe for vegan pesto, only guidelines whichContinue reading “Vegan Pesto”
While I live in on the edge of a valley, surrounded by my favorite blue hills, I work near Asheville, a city often called “beer city USA.” I know many people are counting down the days to their first pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks, I am keeping my eyes open for my favorite pumpkin beer.Continue reading “Seasonal Treats”
I cannot remember the last time I had a piece of cornbread – or used cornstarch to thicken a sauce, or popped a pan of nachos in the oven, or even ordered a veggie burger without first interrogating the restaurant’s kitchen staff. My son was diagnosed with a fructose malabsorption when he was three yearsContinue reading “I miss cornbread.”